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Tammy York Day named president of the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council

Mark Carter, CEO of Passport Health and Chair of the newly formed Louisville Healthcare CEO Council announced the appointment of Tammy York Day as President of the Council. York Day joins the council after a twenty-one year career with Delta Dental, most recently as the organizations Chief Operating Officer. “Tammy’s track record in business operations,

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Becomes Baptist Health Floyd

After months of transition work, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services officially became part of Baptist Health at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The new name of the organization is Baptist Health Floyd. The binding asset purchase agreement was signed at the end of June and was approved by the Floyd County Commissioners,

Tammy York Day named president of the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council

Mark Carter, CEO of Passport Health and Chair of the newly formed Louisville Healthcare CEO Council announced the appointment of Tammy York Day as President of the Council. York Day joins the council after a twenty-one year career with Delta Dental, most recently as the organizations Chief Operating Officer. “Tammy’s track record in business operations,

Severity of future dementia burden revealed in 20 states, including Kentucky

  According to new data reported at the 2017 Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC 2017) in London, multiple regions of the United States have been revealed as neurology “deserts” due to a projected chronic shortage of neurologists, and a rapid rise in Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia cases. The research further shows that, due to

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,

Government Affairs

Kentucky Supreme Court Declines to Recognize New Tort of “Negligent Credentialing”

by Sarah Cronan Spurlock and Bethany A. Breetz  Do Kentucky patients have a cause of action against a hospital for the negligent credentialing of a non-employee physician who is given staff privileges by the hospital?  In March of 2016, the Court of Appeals answered that question in the affirmative, recognizing a new, stand-alone tort and avenue for recovery

Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

Features

Evaluating barriers to addiction treatment

10 years after the passage of the Parity Law By Lauren McGrath What if there were a public health epidemic claiming more young adult lives in the United States than any other disease? What if this same epidemic was driving historic declines in American men (between 25-54 years of age) from entering the workforce; and

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